General knowledge quiz 1126

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In September 2015 Malcolm Turnbull became Prime Minister of what country?
A
United Kingdom
B
Canada
C
Australia
D
New Zealand
Question 1 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 2
In ballet, which of these terms means a leap?
A
Jete
B
Entrechat
C
Pirouette
D
Arabesque
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jete
Question 3
Which of the following contains only traces of gases like oxygen, nitrogen, etc.
A
Stratosphere
B
Thermosphere
C
Exosphere
D
Mesosphere
Question 3 Explanation: 
Exosphere:Thermosphere contains only the lighter gases like helium and hydrogen etc
Question 4
What weapon is associated with Robin Hood?
A
Bow and arrow
B
Spear
C
Musket
D
Light sabre
Question 4 Explanation: 
Bow and arrow
Question 5
The length of the day is determined in
A
astronomical units
B
solar terms
C
length of the hours
D
None of the above
Question 6
Where was bulk printing of written works first known to have been developed?
A
Italy
B
Germany
C
England
D
China
Question 6 Explanation: 
China
Question 7
..........is a photograph of the Earth
A
Blue Ball
B
Blue Wall
C
Blue Marble
D
Blue circle
Question 7 Explanation: 
Blue Marble:The Blue Marble is a photograph of the Earth, taken on December 7, 1972, by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft, at a distance of about 45, 000 kilometers (28, 000 miles).
Question 8
What London establishment was created in 1826 by Sir Stamford Raffles?
A
The British Museum
B
London Zoo, Regents Park
C
The National Portrait Gallery
D
The Royal Society
Question 8 Explanation: 
London Zoo, Regents Park
Question 9
Wu Zetian (625-705), also known as Wu Zhao and Tian Hou, is the only woman in the history of China to do what?
A
Make discoveries in astronomy
B
Travel to Europe before 1900
C
Reign as Empress in her own right
D
Lead a peasants' revolt
Question 9 Explanation: 
Reign as Empress in her own right
Question 10
An ancient American two player war game called Patolli uses 5 or 6 dice together with how many game pieces and what shaped board?
A
4 pieces, oblong board
B
64 pieces, square board
C
6 pieces, X-shaped board
D
12 pieces, circular board
Question 10 Explanation: 
6 pieces, X-shaped board
Question 11
Holland is the name of which country?
A
Belgium
B
Netherland
C
Australia
D
Norway
Question 11 Explanation: 
Netherland:Holland is located in the Western part of Europe. Holland is also known as the Netherlands.Holland is the low country of the earth.
Question 12
..........is the parliament of Serbia
A
National Congress
B
Federal Assembly
C
Cortes
D
National Assembly
Question 12 Explanation: 
Federal Assembly:The National Assembly is the unicameral legislature of Serbia. The assembly is composed of 250 proportionally elected deputies by secret ballot
Question 13
World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO) is one of the 17 specialized agencies of the United Nations and is headquartered in..........
A
Kenya
B
Paris
C
Geneva
D
New York
Question 13 Explanation: 
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is one of the 17 specialized agencies of the United Nations.WIPO was created in 1967.WIPO currently has 188 member states, administers 26 international treaties and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
Question 14
A French/American/British coproduced film focussing on German and Italians in one of the Greek islands in 1943, based on the novel by Louis de Bernieres, was "Captain Corelli's..."?
A
Mandala
B
Mandrake
C
Mandarin
D
Mandolin
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mandolin
Question 15
What is a mixture of saturated aliphatic and alicyclic C7 to C12 hydrocarbons with a maximum content of 25% of C7 to C12 alkyl aromatic hydrocarbons, which is used as an extraction, cleaning and degreasing solvent, and as a solvent in aerosols, paints, wood preservatives, lacquers, varnishes, and asphalt products?
A
White spirit
B
Turpentine
C
Kerosene
D
Methylated spirits
Question 15 Explanation: 
White spirit
Question 16
Who was Minister-Chairman of the Russian Provisional Government and Prime Minister of Russia from 21 July 1917 (following the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II) to 8 November 1917 (the Bolshevik revolution), who is buried in Putney Vale Cemetery, London?
A
Joseph Stalin
B
Leonid Brezhnev
C
Vladimir Lenin
D
Alexander Kerensky
Question 16 Explanation: 
Alexander Kerensky
There are 16 questions to complete.

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